On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at approximately 11:15 PM, Waterloo Police attempted to stop a 2003 Saturn for a traffic violation in the area of Edwards Street and Logan Avenue. The vehicle did not stop for officers and a pursuit started. A short time later, due to poor driving conditions, the pursuit was terminated.

About a minute later, officers found the same vehicle in the ditch at Burton Avenue and Broadway Street. Following footprints in the snow, and a search in the area lead to the arrest of the driver and passenger.

The driver, Richard Sturdivant, age 25, of 154 Argyle Court, Apartment # 204, Waterloo, IA was charged with Eluding Police, Driving while barred, Possession of Marijuana and Interference.

The passenger, Quon Lewis Cooper, age 20, of 114 Western Avenue, Apartment # 1, Waterloo, IA was charged with Interference.

Captain Tim Pillack
Waterloo Police